SALT LAKE 2002

 

 

A LITTLE GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY

- Look at the map of the USA and find Salt Lake City. In which State is it ? ..............................................

What is the State nickname ? ..........................................................................
the State animal ? ...........................................................................................
the State Rock ? ............................................................................................
the State Mineral ? .........................................................................................

- SALT LAKE CITY - Take a photo tour.

Who built the City ? and when ? ...............................................................................................................
What did they want to escape from ? ........................................................................................................

What is known all over the world ? ...........................................................................................................
What can you find inside ? ........................................................................................................................

WINTER OLYMPICS

Have the Winter Olympics ever taken place in the USA ? ....... .................................................................
When and where ? ...................................................................................................................................
Locate these places on your map. See this map.



THE OLYMPIC WINTER GAMES OF 2002

1. The Torch

What do you call the person who carries the Torch ? ................................................

2. The Logo.

How is winter represented ? ......................................................................................................................

3. The Mascots.

What animals were chosen ? .................................................................................................................................................................
Why ? ..................................................................................................................
.................................................................................................................................................................

4. The sports.

Which sport could be described as "Belly-down and head-first" ? ..............................................................

Match the equipment with the sport :

SPORT
CORRECT NUMBERS
EQUIPMENT
speed skating   1. granite stone
bobsleigh   2. poles
skiing   3. puck
ice hockey   4. track
curling   5. sled

In biathlon, give examples of the equipment that is needed :

  is used to stabilize the rifle while shooting.
  are shorter, stiffer and have tips that curve less than classical-technique .........
  are more rigid and have more ankle support than classical-technique ...........
  are generally longer and stiffer than those used for classical technique and extend to the chin or mouth of the skier
  keeps snow from entering the muzzle of the gun.
  is used to carry the rifle on the athlete's back while he or she is skiing
  reduces wind impact and resistance

5. The safety.

Who is responsible for planning for counter-terrorist security for the Olympic Games ? .....................................
.......................................................................................................................................................................

6. Shopping.

What could you bring back from Salt Lake City ? .............................................................................................